Fintech startups in Europe raised $35 billion in 2021. See 22 of the pitch decks they used to land millions from VCs.

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  • Fintech and insurance startups in Europe raised a record $35.1 billion in 2021, according to Dealroom.

  • Insider has reported extensively on both sectors as investor appetite soared.

  • These pitch decks reveal how 22 different startups pitched their visions and products to investors.

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Financial services and insurance startups are the crown jewels of European tech right now.

2021 has been a record year for the industries with a combined $35.1 billion being poured in by investors, per Dealroom data.

Beyond the initial wave of payments disruptors and challenger banks such as Revolut, N26, and Monzo, a set of nuanced solutions to complex consumer and business issues is now emerging across the continent.

Both insurance tech and fintech have seen mega deals this year.

Swedish buy now, pay later giant Klarna raised from SoftBank at a $45.6 billion valuation, cementing its status as Europe's most valuable private fintech company. Similarly, Germany's Wefox hit a $3 billion valuation after raising the continent's largest ever insurance tech round at $650 million.

Below are 22 pitch decks from fast-growing European tech startups in the fintech and insurance spaces.

Insurance tech

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Jean Charles Samuelian Werve, Alan CEO, landed $223 million.Alan

In 2021, European insurance tech startups raised a collective $3.2 billion. Here are eight notable raises from the past 12 months:


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Mollie cofounder Adriaan Mol and CCO Ken Serdons raised $106 million this year.Mollie

Fintech has been on a growth tear in Europe for a number of years. Everything from anti-money laundering to cloud infrastructure for banking is covered below with a number of unicorn businesses sharing their secrets to investment success.

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